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Cop Out: an insider’s experience of COP26

3rd December 2021

Two University of Glasgow students who worked in catering at COP26 share worrying tales from behind the scenes. What an incredible opportunity for Glasgow and Scotland that COP represented. People travelled from across the planet to attend a globally significant conference in Scotland’s brightest, most hopeful city. Once the heart of the world’s shipbuilding industry, ...


Enter Shikari play special COP26 shows @ QMU

16th November 2021

 “Shackle, impede, and paralyze those who put profits before the planet” – Rou Reynolds Enter Shikari, one of last decade’s most acclaimed alt-rock outfits, played a two-night residency at QMU alongside Music Declares Emergency in line with COP26. Music Declares Emergency is a group of artists, music industry professionals, and organisations that stand together to ...


This town ain’t big enough for the 30,000 of you

2nd November 2021

Michelle Osborne examines how the city has mismanaged the accommodation of thousands of attendees. COP26 has only just started, but for Glasgow-dwellers like myself, the dread of hosting has been in the works for weeks.  These conferences are held annually and facilitate agreements between countries to reduce climate change. In the past, these conferences have ...


What’s going on in Glasgow this fortnight?

1st November 2021

A summary of all the events being hosted in Glasgow over COP26. From on-campus events to Extinction Rebellion, we’ve got you covered. With so many events being held over the next fortnight, The Glasgow Guardian has compiled a calendar of events to help keep you up-to-date with what’s going on. Most events are free to ...


Subway extends Sunday timetable for duration of COP26

31st October 2021

Subways will begin at 08:00 and run until 22:00 for the next two Sundays while the climate conference takes place in Glasgow. Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) has extended the timetable of the Glasgow subway service for the duration of the COP26 summit being held in the city from 31 October to 12 November.  Subways ...